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19 Jun 2017

Other Outdoor China Outdoor Instructor

andrew.wright – Posted by andrew.wright Guilin Shi, Guangxi Zhuangzuzizhiqu, China

Job Description

Indier is a leading outdoor education company offering quality adventure programs for international schools in China. With a beautiful office in the Yangshuo country side, Indier’s programs are led in urban, rural and wilderness settings in provinces throughout China. Programs are taught and led in English catering to International Schools. For more information about Indier, please refer to our website www.indier.org  .

Job Description

Program Leader:

Program Leaders work with Chinese logistic staffs to plan, coordinate and lead 2-7 day programs for English based international students from age 11 to 18. The programs contain elements of teambuilding activities, biking, hiking, camping, sea and river kayaking, and service learning projects. Program Leaders must be self-motivating and able to endure multiple days of work at a time.  Applicants should be able to make decisive and safe decisions under stress while dealing with cultural barriers.

Responsibilities:

Provide safe, professional and quality delivery of outdoor adventure activities to clients
Assist in training for Chinese staff
Instruct outdoor adventure activities and service learning projects
Instruct various teambuilding activities
Work closely with the Chinese logistic team to ensure adequate provision for each activity
Maintain and prepare the program equipment
Keep accurate records and inventories of equipment
Keep detailed and accurate trip logs, site visit forms and report to the Program Operations Manager
Assist office work when not in the field, including program debriefs, improve program quality and content
Assist in program development

Qualifications

Required:

Minimum 21 years old.
Extensive experience working with youth ages 9-18 years old
Experience leading large groups
Strong technical outdoor skills
CPR First aid certified

Preferred:

Current Lifeguard Certification

Wilderness Advance First Aid certified. Current Wilderness First Responder.

Certifications and specialized advanced skills in rock climbing, rope systems, sea kayaking, swift water rescue or other
Experience in and or at least respect and affinity for multi-cultural settings
Teambuilding activity experience and or Ropes course facilitation experience
BA in Recreation

Remuneration

Monthly pay up to CYN 5,000 depending on experience
FREE furnished staff dormitory with AC and laundry
Food and lodging while on programs
Flight allowance up to CYN 6,000 to be paid upon completion of contract
China Visa reimbursement up to CYN 3,000 to be paid upon the completion of contact
Health Insurance

How to Apply

To apply: please send CV/Resume, contact information for three references, copies of any relevant certifications, and a recent photo to andrew.wright@indier.org

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Other Outdoor. Job Tags: china, Outdoor Adventure, outdoor education, seasonal, Service Learning, and Travel Adventure.

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